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      02-08-2013, 01:07 PM   #1
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Who makes the best Painted Reflector??

I have seen a few where the paint is off. Who makes the one with the closest match?
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      02-08-2013, 01:14 PM   #2
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I remember when I owned a pair of painted reflectors from IND. Paint was perfect and it never chipped. I would recommend their reflectors to anyone!

p.s. - I had an S2000 also haha. It's surprising to see so many previous S2000 owners now into the E92 M3. Great minds think alike!!
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      02-08-2013, 01:21 PM   #3
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I went with IND as well. No issues to report.
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      02-08-2013, 01:26 PM   #4
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I've still got my S....couldn't give it up.

As to the reflectors, I don't think any of them look very well matched in the photos. They seem to stick out even more than the orange ones do, stock. My eyes automatically go to them.
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Ok, IND it is..
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I've still got my S....couldn't give it up.
I hope to own one again one day, maybe after the M3 is paid off...what a perfect little car.
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Is there a big difference between IND's Painted Kidney Grill and OEM Black Kidney Grill?

I know IND paints it Jet Black. But I wanted to see the difference between theirs and the BMW OEM Black.
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Simple. IND, I have some and they are perfect match to the original paint. I bought reflectors, grills, side gill and hood pieces and not one has a flaw. I was very impressed.
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Is there a big difference between IND's Painted Kidney Grill and OEM Black Kidney Grill?

I know IND paints it Jet Black. But I wanted to see the difference between theirs and the BMW OEM Black.
ind can get you the bmw grills if you want. i think they just sell the bmw ones? not too sure on that but regardless i wouldn't hesitate ordering anything from them. two years later and my reflectors are still perfect. i would recommend the edition parts which they sell as well
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The BMW OEM black is more like a black chrome, as to where the IND version is just a gloss black. That being said, at one point I had the IND gloss black grills on my M. I think the gloss black is the way to go because all of the window trim on these cars is also gloss black. Of course, this is just my personal opinion.
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      02-08-2013, 01:43 PM   #12
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The BMW OEM black is more like a black chrome, as to where the IND version is just a gloss black. That being said, at one point I had the IND gloss black grills on my M. I think the gloss black is the way to go because all of the window trim on these cars is also gloss black. Of course, this is just my personal opinion.
That's what I will do also. Ok I'm gonna call them now
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IND all the way. Color match is perfect.
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ok, so I ordered all of that from IND just now. I was about to order the dark tint LED for side grills but they come in Amber only. Any idea who makes those in white LED?
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Good job man! I cant wait to see pics of your M once it arrives and once you get all the parts on. As far as the white LED side marker, I don't think I have ever seen that. I have only seem amber...
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Good job man! I cant wait to see pics of your M once it arrives and once you get all the parts on. As far as the white LED side marker, I don't think I have ever seen that. I have only seem amber...
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I would do some searching through the vendor area on there though, maybe even send a few vendors a PM and ask if that's something they can make for you...just because it's not listed doesn't mean its not available you know?
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I've had two sets from IND in AW.

First set was discolored right out of the box. Exchanged them no problem and got a second set which were fine, but have now discolored as well.

So my options come spring are to try a 3rd set from IND, have them shaved or go with a Euro bumper.

I hate those damn reflectors...
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My space gray reflectors from IND don't match that well =\
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I had mine painted from a local paint shop. that my friend owns. he did it for free.

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I've had two sets from IND in AW.

First set was discolored right out of the box. Exchanged them no problem and got a second set which were fine, but have now discolored as well.

So my options come spring are to try a 3rd set from IND, have them shaved or go with a Euro bumper.

I hate those damn reflectors...
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My space gray reflectors from IND don't match that well =\

Sorry to hear about the trouble, guys! We offer a lifetime warranty on all painted cosmetic accessories, so if there is an issue at any point just shoot a PM over to Jesal@IND and he will send a replacement set. We like to take care of M3Post guys.
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